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. you've seen global responsibility but looking at narrower product lines. but in coming to the u.s., i can look at all the product lines in one geographic market. it's a different way of look k at the business. much more in the trenches than in the headquarters of the corporation. >> for samsung products s the u.s. and canada north america a growth market? >> it still is. traditionally we've thought about developed markets and developing markets. if you look at the last few years of our progress in the u.s. market, we've seen tremendous growth. some of that is coming from new categories like the rise of the digital television or the growth of the phone business. some of it is we pick up our market share in home appliances, an area where the samsung brand hasn't been as well known but bringing the same invasion we brought to television and phones, bringing the new design, now we can grab business in home appliances. >> what's the employment level in the us for samsung? >> we employ several thousands neem terms of sales and marketing and product design. we have a very large production ce
and as general allen told me, the world does not and december 2014. there will be a u.s. presence. military, maybe smaller. but there will be if anything a bigger and more important presence and that is the reconstruction. we will be there. the tweet is absolutely correct. we plan to be there beyond 2014. host: what about you, your office? we are temporary agency. we're set up to handle this agency. at some point we go out -- and existence and what is triggered, if the amount of money not spent falls below to leonard $50 million, there is no need for rest, congress said. we go out of existence. and when that happens, the normal function. that function -- is small enough that it will happen. host: when will that happen? guest: i do not know. it could be yours -- years. host: did you talk to general allen? -- i talked to him through a phone and e-mail. he was a great support for our team and we need the military not only for protection but also to identify problems. he identified certain problems. i got to give general allen and his team credit. nobody likes an inspector general. particularly
to the u.s. department of health and human services that if they assume the responsibility for the individual exchange and that includes the web site portalforindividuals, including the tax credits. further, we would say that because utah is doing the business portion of the business , that there's no need to have a federal exchange doing the business. so we have a clear line of demark occasion. we are going to do the business and the federal government will do the individual side of this and see if we cannot, in fact, co-exist peacefully here and provide that to the marketplace. there are details yet to be worked out and putting this together and making sure that we are doing this in an appropriate way. but i was gratified and encouraged, when i met with secretary see bell yuss -- sebelius today, that they will look at it and see if there is something we can agree upon. the phrase she used was, i would like to find a way to get to yes. so i'm cautiously optimistic and have a ways to go and will be meeting with them in the next couple of weeks to bring closure to this issue
in the name of congress the medal of honor to staff sergeant clinton romesha, u.s. army, force -- for conspicuous gallantry and intricately above and beyond the call of duty. clinton romesha this in which and self at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty while serving in the fourth brigade combat team, fourth infantry division, during combat against an enemy in afghanistan on october 3, 2009. on that morning, staff sergeant romesha and his comrades awakened to an attack by an estimated 300 enemy fighters, employing concentrated fire from a rocket-propelled grenade from anti-aircraft machine guns, and small armed fighter -- fire as well as mortars. they were compelled to seek reinforcements from the barracks before returning action. staff sergeant romesha to god and an enemy machine-gun team, and while engaging a second, the generator he was using for cover was struck by an rpd, and looking him with shrapnel wound. undeterred by his injuries, he continued to fight and upon the arrival of another soldier to aid him and the assistant gunner, he then assembled as i
division on rules in the u.s. and its. there were four democrats, for republicans. it was a diverse group of senators including senator mccain, senator kyl, senator pryor, senator schumer. it was a group -- senator levin was our leader on the democratic side. we came up with reforms that i think will help. the cannot filibuster bringing a bill to the board. rather now where the minority cannot vote against cloture because they are doing it on a procedural basis. the bill will now be before us. it will get started in debate and voting on amendments before we have to worry about whether we need 60 votes for the threshold. secondly, there is a limit on how you can filibuster. we can bring the president's judicial nominees up in a much quicker way. there, you have eliminated two of the potentials on going to conference. getting into conference is particularly important in going to this congress. the most significant reform, we have dramatically reduced the power of an individual senator. if you are going to object, you need to do it on the floor of the u.s. senate. you can no longer be in you
as a very negative and unfortunate -- they lend an unfortunate view of the u. s. power and how the united states project its power abroad. every time there is a drone strike, you see it on 40 channels at least in pakistan. we have a very robust and raucous free media. you see them on all these channels with the us flag on its livery. and if that in and of itself makes life very difficult for us as we build consensus, public consensus. people are saying, this is the united states war, not hours. however, we have addressed that. it is operationally counterproductive because it creates more potential terrorists on the ground and militants on the ground instead of taking them out. if it is taking at a high value or medium value target, then it is also creating probably an entire community of future recruits to a cause that we are seeking to drain sympathy for in all these areas. we need to drain the swamp. instead it is radicalizing people who were standing up against militants and terrorists, using our religion, for instance, as a mobilizing force. i think that drones as an instrument may ha
to ask you about u.s. jobs with panasonic. >> in north america, we have approximately 15,000 employees. >> to what capacity? >> everything from manufacturing to sales, marketing, r&d. a complete range of jobs that you would expect in any major corporation. >> when it comes to our the expect in terms, and -- when it comes to r&d, the have expenditures? >> there is a percentage, but it is not budgeted that way. we look at r&d business by business. we have fixed r&d sites in north america alone. >> is the north american market unique? >> we would like to think it is unique. what cannot be disputed is that it constitutes a percentage of gdp. it is by far the largest market in the world. in any state itself is the only developed nation on earth whose population is still growing. it makes it a very interesting market. it has some things in common with the emerging markets and the most competitive marketplace in the world. >> how much time do you spend on regulatory policy issues in washington, d.c.? >> as little as they possibly can. we have an organized nation of people who are capable of d
governmental entities in the u.s. the second half of 2012, 68% of the requests we received weexpa from governmental entities were subpoenas. these are generally request for user-identified information. they were issued through subpoenas so they tend to be the easiest types of data to get that because there tends to be no judicial review. on the opposite side, 22% of the requests we receive from governmental entities in 2012 or search warrants and those due involved judicial review under probable cause. the remaining 10% were from court orders which are commonly referred to as 2703d. that includes other forms of legal processes that were more difficult to categorize as they are included in that 10% in number. we're certainly not the only ones talking about this issue of transparency. about six months ago, judge william smith who is in the southern district of texas offered a piece in the harvard law and policy or is due in which he deposited the data that exists. that is largely attributable to the fact that expa orders are often filed under seal and the orders to unseal those orders t
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